The Life of Peggy Ann Garner
Narrated by Sandra Grabman / 6 hours 6 minutes
Peggy Ann Garner first won the hearts of Americanseverywhere with her performance as the title character in the 1943 filmadaptation of Jane Eyre. Twelve-year-old Peggy Ann then gave anOscar-winning performance in the 1945 film ATree Grows in Brooklyn, going on to appear in many other films over thecourse of her career. After the studio system broke up, she guest-starred onmany of television’s top shows from the 1950s to the ’70s, including Studio One, The US Steel Hour, Bonanza,Naked City, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, TheUntouchables, Batman, and Police Woman.
In PlainBeautiful, Sandra Grabman has painted a loving but evenhanded portrait ofPeggy Ann Garner through family letters and communication with friends CarolBurnett, Gregory Peck, Johnny Sheffield, Margaret O’Brien, and others. Thisaudiobook is read by the author, whose other BearManor Media books include Spotlights & Shadows: The Albert SalmiStory and Pat Buttram: TheRocking-Chair Humorist. She is also the coauthor of No Retakes!